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04/20/2021
Former GLOBE Student Dedicated to Making “Broad Scientific Impact”
In 2011, Pegi Pavletić, a PhD student in Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, and Food Sciences (Chemical, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biotechnology) at the University of Camerino, Italy, was looking for volunteering opportunities at the Medical High School in Rijeka, Croatia, when she first connected with a student who was involved with The GLOBE Program.  >>

12/23/2020
GLOBE Malta Students Engage in GLOBE Investigation to “Set the Example and Be Part of the Change”
In December 2020, students from Gozo Middle School (Victoria, Gozo, Malta) collaborated with students from Turkey, Italy, and Spain – as well as people from the general public – to investigate marine litter with the goal of understanding its causes.  >>

12/22/2020
GLOBE Malta Students Engage in GLOBE Investigation to “Set the Example and Be Part of the Change”
In December 2020, students from Gozo Middle School (Victoria, Gozo, Malta) collaborated with students from Turkey, Italy, and Spain – as well as people from the general public – to investigate marine litter with the goal of understanding its causes.  >>

11/19/2020
Measurements and Amazement: 2019 Eclipse an “Astronomical Phenomenon” Students in Argentina Will Never Forget
The total solar eclipse that took place across portions of Argentina on 02 July 2019 was an “astronomical phenomenon” students from three GLOBE schools in Buenos Aires, Argentina, will never forget.  >>

11/19/2020
“Water Harvesters” – GLOBE Students in Chile Work to “Make Every Drop Count”
In early 2019, students in a chemistry class at the Nicolas F. Lohose Vargas High School engaged in a debate on the problem of water shortages affecting the region; shortages that resulted in a catastrophic lack of irrigation for orchards and in animal mortality due to lack of forage.  >>

11/18/2020
Rio de Janeiro Students Use GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Mapper App to Become “Trained Observers”
Inês Mauad, GLOBE science teacher (and GLOBE Master Trainer) is working to help her students become “trained observers” and “mosquito hunters” using the GLOBE Mosquito Habitat Mapper (MHM) app – an effort that has helped them remain at the highest level of data collectors.  >>

11/17/2020
“Zika Bus” Helps Students “Think Beyond School Walls” in Brazil
In the depths of the COVID-19 pandemic, a “Zika Bus” is assisting teachers in the Paraná Brazil area share GLOBE protocols with public school students – helping them to “think beyond school walls.”  >>

10/23/2020
GLOBE Malta Cloud Challenge a Collaborative Success "During Difficult Times"
In order to celebrate The GLOBE Program’s 25th Anniversary and Earth Day 2020 (22 April), and World Environment Day (05 June), GLOBE Malta, the U.S. Embassy, and the Malta Embassy in Washington, D.C., teamed up in a joint project that highlighted U.S. and Maltese collaboration efforts designed to better understand the Earth systems and the global environment.  >>

10/23/2020
GLOBE Estonia Learning Expedition Helps Celebrate GLOBE’s 25th Anniversary
The 23rd GLOBE Estonia Learning Expedition 2020 (10-13 August) took place in Sammuli Holiday Village, Viljandi, Estonia. The aim was to kick-off GLOBE’s 25th anniversary celebrations in Estonia. The event was organized by Kilingi-Nõmme Gymnasium and Rakvere Science Secondary School. Various hands-on exploratory activities were carried out during the four-day event.  >>

09/14/2020
Spanish Translation and Online Training Covering GLOBE Protocols Allows LAC Region to Promote Collaboration and “Break Geographic Barriers”
A three-year effort, led by Uruguay Country Coordinator Andrea Ventoso, focused on translating GLOBE protocols and presenting Earth sphere online module training to teachers familiar with, and new to, GLOBE, has allowed community members in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Region to “break geographic barriers,” even as the world plunged into new “virtual” pathways due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  >>